Category Archives: Events

New Mexico State Master Gardeners 2018 Conference

The 2018 Master Gardener Conference (August 31st to September 2nd) is now open to the public. Please visit the Conference website to register and for more information. Click here to visit the conference website. You don’t want to miss it! There will high-powered experts to teach seminars and lead hands-on classes on topics that are crucial in these times of climate change. Some examples: Growing zone changes Edible seeds and plants Seed-saving techniques Pollinator gardens Water Wise Growing Noted author and southwest gardening expert Judith…

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MASTER GARDENERS OFFER SEED-STARTING AND SEED-SAVING WORKSHOPS

MASTER GARDENERS OFFER SEED-STARTING AND SEED-SAVING WORKSHOPS The Sandoval County Seed Library, a Sandoval County Master Gardeners project, is hosting two workshops on Saturday, January 20, 2018 from 10am – 2pm at the Esther Bone Memorial Library,950 Pinetree Rd SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124. The Seed Starting workshop, with Judy Jacobs, Sandoval County Master Gardener Life Member, starts at 10am. The Seed Saving workshop follows at 12pm with Amy Upperman, Sandoval County Master Gardener and Seed Library Co-chair. “In this environment, it is so important to…

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Symphony of Soil Film Screening and Panel Discussion

Soilutions and the City of Albuquerque Open Space Visitor Center invite you to dig into the vibrant and vital world underground and be amazed. When Oct 04, 2015 01:00 PM – 04:00 PM Where Open Space Visitor Center 6500 Coors Rd. NW Albuquerque, NM 87120 505-897-8831 Description Free Documentary screening and expert panel discussion Soilutions and the City of Albuquerque Open Space Visitor Center invite you to dig into the vibrant and vital world underground and be amazed. Soil not only fuels our food, but it also cleans our water,…

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Seed Saving Class – October 3

Want to learn more about heritage and open pollinated seeds, why you can’t save hybrid seeds, and more? Join the movement.  Create your own seed legacy.  Learn about seeds and how to save seeds using the wet and dry method of seed collection, how to dry, and store seeds.   Lynda Garvin, the Sandoval County Agriculture Agent, will be teaching a class on Seed Saving on Saturday October 3, 2015 from 10:00 to Noon at the Esther Bone Library located at 950 Pinetree Rd SE, Rio…

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Celebrating the Volunteer Spirit of Placitas

Please join us in dedicating the labyrinth at the Placitas Community Library to the volunteer spirit of Placitas! Plan to join the outdoor celebration at Placitas Community Library around 3:30 pm on March 21st. Enjoy music provided by the Placitas Artists Series and refreshments donated by Jardineros de Placitas. At 4:00 pm, we’ll begin a ceremony at the labyrinth entrance. Open and free to the public. Following the dedication, you are invited to attend a fundraiser for Casa Rosa inside the library. Beverages, food and…

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